Chapter 13 - Can’t Breathe Without You - Angioedema and Awake Tracheal Intubation


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Dr. Ben Sandefur, Emergency Medicine attending at Mayo Clinic, joins Alex and Venk on the podcast to talk about angioedema and awake tracheal intubation. He reviews the different types of angioedema in a format designed to assist the emergency department practitioner with decision making and prognostication. This is followed by a description of how to prepare for and lead a team and patient through awake tracheal intubation using fiberoptic and video laryngoscopy techniques.


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Additional Resources

  1. Wilkerson RG, Moellman JJ. Hereditary Angioedema. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2022 Feb;40(1):99-118
  2. Wilkerson RG, Winters ME. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor-Induced Angioedema. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2022 Feb;40(1):79-98

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